Planet Facts: Lesson for Kids


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Planets orbit around a _____.

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1. Planets are generally _____ or made of _____.

2. Planets orbits are either elliptical or _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Do you know about our solar system? What about the different types of planets, and the ones that orbit our sun? If you think you know about these topics, you can take this quiz to see if you are right. These questions are a great way to study facts about planets that you should know.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer these questions to see how much you know about:

  • Planetary orbits
  • What planets are made of
  • Different types of planets
  • What we know about other planets

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - see how much you know about planets by answering the questions in this quiz
  • Defining key concepts -check to see if you know the meanings of words that describe different types of planets, such as elliptical
  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you understand important facts about planetary orbits, what planets are made of, and what we know about them

Additional Learning

Go over more facts about planets with the associated lesson called Planet Facts: Lesson for Kids. In this lesson you will learn about:

  • What a planet is
  • The planets in our solar system
  • Different types of planets
  • How we learn about new planets